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Coral at the Great Barrier Reef Holds on to Recent Record Gains, Defying All Doomsday Predictions

The Daily Sceptic

BY CHRIS MORRISON

10 AUGUST 2023 7:00 AM

Coral at the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) faces another year of exile from the climate scare headlines with news that the record levels reported in 2021-22 have been sustained in the latest annual period to May 2023. A small drop in the three main areas of the reef was well within margin of error territory, with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) reporting that regional average hard coral cover in 2022-2023 was similar to last year at 35.7%. Most reefs underwent little change during the year.

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